Skirmish at Dinkins' Mill

Skirmish at Dinkins' Mill (HMIDW)

Location: Rembert, SC 29128 Sumter County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 2.524', W 80° 32.132'

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(Front text)
Following the battle of Boykin's Mill on April 18, 1865, Federal troops commanded by Brig. Gen. Edward E. Potter advanced south to Middleton's Depot, on the Wilmington & Manchester R.R. below Stateburg. Here, on April 19, they attacked and attempted to flank a Confederate force commanded by Maj. Gen. P.M.B. Young which defended this crossing.

(Reverse text)
The 25th Ohio Inf. and 157th N.Y. Inf., supported by the 102nd U.S. Colored Troops, skirmished with the 1st Ky. Brigade (Cav.), 53rd Ala. Partisan Rangers, 11th Ga. Cav., Hamilton's Arty., and S.C. militia. After slight losses on both sides most of the Confederate force withdrew towards Beech Creek.
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Marker Number43-33
Year Placed2002
Placed ByThe Sumter County Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 11:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 542871 N 3766917
Decimal Degrees34.04206667, -80.53553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 2.524', W 80° 32.132'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 2' 31.44" N, 80° 32' 7.92" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 143 N Kings Hwy, Rembert SC 29128, US
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